Lake Charles, LA (Sports Network) - McNeese State added an FBS transfer on
It just wasn't former LSU All-America cornerback Tyrann Mathieu.
Instead McNeese State announced quarterback Leon Blouin IV has transferred
into its Southland Conference program from Tulane.
Blouin, from Geismar, La., redshirted as a true freshman in 2011 at Tulane and
will have four years of eligibility remaining.
"He's exciting to watch play," McNeese State coach Matt Viator said. "He's a
great runner and a really good thrower. It's exciting to get a player of his
caliber to join our squad and add some depth to our quarterback unit."
As a senior at Dutchtown High School, the 5-foot-11, 210-pound Blouin was
rated the No. 149 quarterback in the nation by ESPN.com and as a two-star
recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Viator and McNeese State are still awaiting a decision from Mathieu about his
intentions. The 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist visited with the program on
Friday only hours after being dimissed from the LSU program for violation of
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